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Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
. that is the message the president is taking to the public right now and with the recent election results behind him he is hoping to get republicans to bow and get out of the way of that in terms of trying to hold up a debt limit and let the economy take off. republicans are trying to figure out how do we get leverage to change the level of spending long term in the country? that is where the two sides are at odds in a very difficult way. >> right. finally a lot of chatter this morning about the portrait of the president always sort of encapsulates a moment in time. people either commenting on the degree to which he's gotten gray which happens to a lot of chief executives, but also some say, john, looking satisfied with a win in the last election. what is your take? >> i totally agree with that. he is grayer than he was but just as confident, some would say cocky and the picture captures that. this is a president who a lot of people thought because of the state of the economy wasn't going to win re-election. he did. he faced down the republican campaign and won it and now he is saying, hey. i'm on top
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 9:00am EST
had the outcome of the super committee, and also of the general election of the presidential and congressional elections in november. we've gotten past that point now. and our concern is more of around the predictability and the reliability of the economic policies in the united states. they're staggering every few months from one self-imposed crisis to another. we don't think the u.s. is going to default, let's be clear. ultimately it will do what needs to be done in order to make payments. but you can't keep moving from these self-imposed crises to another. while not addressing the underlying -- >> hang on a minute. you're saying you don't think the united states is going to default. when i look at interest rates on treasuries, the treasury doesn't think they're going to default. why downgrade the united states? >> because a key characteristic and a key feature of a aaa -- any aaa issuer is that it has a consistent and predictable financial debt management policy. and as i say, moving from -- staggering from one self-imposed crisis to another, while not addressing the longe
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am EST
it's discouraging a lot of good people. campaign finance reform, how we elect and re-elect public officials has got to be part of the solution to the dysfunctionalty we see in washington in -- >> in the meantime, enjoy the weather. back to you. >> simon, thanks so much. >>> couple of positive notes from analysts pushing facebook sharply higher today. our julia boorstin is live in l.a. with the details. >> good morning to you. that's right. facebook shares were up as much as 4% higher this morning. there seems to be a growing consensus that facebook will figure out the mobile ad business. oppenheimer notes that it's not hurting user engagement pointing to numbers from december that show facebook growing its lead over its rivals. also bouncing off those numbers, cantor fitzgerald reiterated the buy rating, making more money on mobile and on optimism about the new ad formats. hillside partners unveiled some new research showing growth in users as well as small business spending on facebook ads. and topeka raised the price target to 40 bucks saying that facebook's new graph search, qu
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
on the election. >> we'll try something. >> the country, the republic is in repeated crisis. you have a president saying -- he said, okay, what happens if the president doesn't have a crisis after the debt ceiling? what are you going to do if he says, listen, we're just going to go back to being like washington? that was interesting. >> we can talk about fundamentals. the economy will be picking up. housing likely to get in on it. >> maybe we're actually breaking -- maybe the valuations aren't -- >> based on what? >> come on, under wells fargo? >> michael dell, and suddenly, mr. skeptic -- >> overheated debt market, that's always a good sign for an economy. that's always a sign that things are getting a lot better. >> it's been getting overheated since 1979. >> big lbos. that worked out real well. no, i'm just -- there's housing, sales of pickups. sales of cars in europe for 2012, not so good. we'll talk about that. >> germany, the bmw sales, volkswagen sales. one of my cousins in mexico is near a bmw, new plant. the germans are down. they're buying like crazy. germany business, good. rest of the
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